Category Archives: Boxing

Siobhán Steps Up to the Professional Boxing Ranks

Siobhán Steps Up to the Professional Boxing Ranks

A Kilcummin, Co. Kerry born, Limerick resident will step into the ring for her first professional fight at the Good Counsel GAA Club in Drimnagh, Dublin on Saturday night, November 24th. Fighting at super featherweight and promoted by Boxing Ireland Promotions, Siobhán O’Leary is on the Celtic Clash 7 fight card at the Dublin venue… Read more…

Second Irish Boxing Title for Katelyn and Danielle’s First Silver

Second Irish Boxing Title for Katelyn and Danielle’s First Silver

Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club member, Katelyn Horan won her second Irish title at the weekend while Kerry and Munster Champion Danielle O’Neill came away with a hard earned silver medal Katelyn won this title in the Girl 4 55kg in the National Stadium on Saturday. Boxing Master-Class Her first was in 2015 at the same… Read more…

Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club’s Successful Munster Championships

Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club’s Successful Munster Championships

The Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club’s interest in the recent Munster championships got under way with a bout in the G141kg category. Here, Shauna Riordan was in the ring with Sarah Murray of St. Coleman’s. Shauna put on a great display of boxing for her first ever contest in the ring. Back in Training However, it… Read more…

Boxing Club Delighted with O’Donoghue’s Garage Move

Boxing Club Delighted with O’Donoghue’s Garage Move

I mentioned here a few weeks ago that Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club was on the move. Due to circumstances outside its control it had to leave its NEWKD headquarters in The Crageens before the end of December. Up the Road It got over that and more and skipped off the couple of hundred yards up… Read more…

Major Boxing Tournament Win For Anthony Walsh

Major Boxing Tournament Win For Anthony Walsh

Members of the Castleisland based Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club rarely miss a season without good reason to celebrate their achievements. Now just a couple of weeks back into its 2017/2018 season and one of its coaches, Anthony Walsh has provided the reason for the earlier than usual celebrations. The dedicated boxer/coach won his 81kg weight… Read more…

Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club Proud of its Girls’ Achievements

Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club Proud of its Girls’ Achievements

The Castleisland based Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club is on something of a roll at present. Right on the heels of its founder member, Jennifer O’Sullivan-Coffey being honoured with a management role in the Irish touring team to Romania, the club’s girls have collected an impressive haul of Kerry, Munster and All-Ireland medals. The pinnacle of… Read more…

Jennifer Appointed Manager of Touring Irish Boxing Team

Jennifer Appointed Manager of Touring Irish Boxing Team

For the second time in a matter of weeks Castleisland has been mentioned in the one sentence with Europe and Sport. A couple of weeks ago it was the local basketballers, now it’s boxing and an honour which has befallen a local woman. Jennifer O’Sullivan-Coffey has been handed the role of manager of the Irish… Read more…

The late Donncha Brosnan, Cahernard, Castleisland and Rahoon, Galway

The late Donncha Brosnan, Cahernard, Castleisland and Rahoon, Galway

The sincere sympathies of the community in Castleisland, its hinterland and beyond are with the Brosnan family of Cahernard, Castleisland this weekend at the news of the death of their son and brother Donncha Brosnan.  Well known in athletics, Gaelic Football and boxing circles, Donncha (52) passed away after a short illness at University Hospital… Read more…

Boxing Club Registrations on Thursday Evening at 7pm

Boxing Club Registrations on Thursday Evening at 7pm

Registration for Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club classes will be held in the NEWKD Building, Crageens, Castleisland on this Thursday evening, September 1st and also Monday, September 5th at 7pm on both evenings. These are only registration evenings on the Thursday and Monday and classes will start back the following week. Numbers were high last year… Read more…

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Category Archives: Boxing

Siobhán Steps Up to the Professional Boxing Ranks

Siobhán Steps Up to the Professional Boxing Ranks

A Kilcummin, Co. Kerry born, Limerick resident will step into the ring for her first professional fight at the Good Counsel GAA Club in Drimnagh, Dublin on Saturday night, November 24th. Fighting at super featherweight and promoted by Boxing Ireland Promotions, Siobhán O’Leary is on the Celtic Clash 7 fight card at the Dublin venue… Read more…

Second Irish Boxing Title for Katelyn and Danielle’s First Silver

Second Irish Boxing Title for Katelyn and Danielle’s First Silver

Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club member, Katelyn Horan won her second Irish title at the weekend while Kerry and Munster Champion Danielle O’Neill came away with a hard earned silver medal Katelyn won this title in the Girl 4 55kg in the National Stadium on Saturday. Boxing Master-Class Her first was in 2015 at the same… Read more…

Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club’s Successful Munster Championships

Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club’s Successful Munster Championships

The Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club’s interest in the recent Munster championships got under way with a bout in the G141kg category. Here, Shauna Riordan was in the ring with Sarah Murray of St. Coleman’s. Shauna put on a great display of boxing for her first ever contest in the ring. Back in Training However, it… Read more…

Boxing Club Delighted with O’Donoghue’s Garage Move

Boxing Club Delighted with O’Donoghue’s Garage Move

I mentioned here a few weeks ago that Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club was on the move. Due to circumstances outside its control it had to leave its NEWKD headquarters in The Crageens before the end of December. Up the Road It got over that and more and skipped off the couple of hundred yards up… Read more…

Major Boxing Tournament Win For Anthony Walsh

Major Boxing Tournament Win For Anthony Walsh

Members of the Castleisland based Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club rarely miss a season without good reason to celebrate their achievements. Now just a couple of weeks back into its 2017/2018 season and one of its coaches, Anthony Walsh has provided the reason for the earlier than usual celebrations. The dedicated boxer/coach won his 81kg weight… Read more…

Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club Proud of its Girls’ Achievements

Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club Proud of its Girls’ Achievements

The Castleisland based Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club is on something of a roll at present. Right on the heels of its founder member, Jennifer O’Sullivan-Coffey being honoured with a management role in the Irish touring team to Romania, the club’s girls have collected an impressive haul of Kerry, Munster and All-Ireland medals. The pinnacle of… Read more…

Jennifer Appointed Manager of Touring Irish Boxing Team

Jennifer Appointed Manager of Touring Irish Boxing Team

For the second time in a matter of weeks Castleisland has been mentioned in the one sentence with Europe and Sport. A couple of weeks ago it was the local basketballers, now it’s boxing and an honour which has befallen a local woman. Jennifer O’Sullivan-Coffey has been handed the role of manager of the Irish… Read more…

The late Donncha Brosnan, Cahernard, Castleisland and Rahoon, Galway

The late Donncha Brosnan, Cahernard, Castleisland and Rahoon, Galway

The sincere sympathies of the community in Castleisland, its hinterland and beyond are with the Brosnan family of Cahernard, Castleisland this weekend at the news of the death of their son and brother Donncha Brosnan.  Well known in athletics, Gaelic Football and boxing circles, Donncha (52) passed away after a short illness at University Hospital… Read more…

Boxing Club Registrations on Thursday Evening at 7pm

Boxing Club Registrations on Thursday Evening at 7pm

Registration for Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club classes will be held in the NEWKD Building, Crageens, Castleisland on this Thursday evening, September 1st and also Monday, September 5th at 7pm on both evenings. These are only registration evenings on the Thursday and Monday and classes will start back the following week. Numbers were high last year… Read more…

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